Social Policy

Economics of Happiness

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton - A girl holds a U.S. flag next to a sculpture after a naturalization ceremony at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York July 22, 2014.

Opinion

The Fragile American Dream: Insights from the Economics of Happiness

October 23, 2014, Carol Graham

To what extent is the "American dream" and the right to the pursuit of happiness are equally available to all citizens? Carol Graham examines the latest U.S. trends in opportunity and inequality.

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